Art of Night: the DJ Series
What: Nightlife photog Seth Browarnik captures iconic DJs (Frankie Knuckles, Danny Tenaglia, Sasha and Digweed, Deadmau5 and Aoki) in action.
Why: A portion of proceeds from prints purchased benefits Felix Cartal, an emerging DJ whose album, Different Faces, launches Mar. 27.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: Shelborne, 1801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-531-1271). Admission is free. (Guests must mention the exhibit at the front desk.)
What: Celebrate the arrival of Miami Fashion Week with a Blue Capri swimwear show, free express manis and massages from Exhale Spa, and gratis martinis for the girls.
Why: Glam is good.
When: Tonight, 6:30 p.m.-midnight; free martinis, 7-8 p.m.
Where: Kyma Lounge at the Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way (786-477-6188).
Spring Luau Party
What: Finally, a reward for being a local in a spring break destination. Think beach decor, DJ tunes, tropical food, and drink specials.
Why: Wear your grass skirt and coconut bra for a little something called the Bikini Martini.
When: Tonight, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Ra Sushi South Miami, 5829 SW 73rd St. (305-341-0092).
Slow Food Miami Snail of Approval Awards Party
What: Sample farm-to-table bites, sip field-to-bottle drinks, and mingle with Miami’s award-winning chefs and judges (Lee Brian Schrager, Michael Schwartz).
Why: Slow ride; take it easy.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr. (305-673-7256). Tickets ($150) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Sony Ericsson Open
What: Watch the biggest names in tennis lob balls from one end of the court to the other to defend titles and set new records.
Why: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, and more.
When: Thru Apr. 1.
Where: Crandon Park Tennis Center, 7300 Crandon Blvd. (305-446-2200). Tickets ($18 and up) at 800-725-5472 or online at sonyericssonopen.com.
Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar Brunch
What: Hangover cures in the form of bloody Marias, dulce de leche French toast, chilaquiles, and gordo torta (slow-roasted pork, avocado, Oaxacan cheese, chipotle salsita, and refried black beans).
Why: When Saturday night stumbles into Sunday morn.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-532-4550).
Photo: Courtesy of Seth Browarnik